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Emergency Laparotomy Network

Emergency Laparotomy is a high risk procedure that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, particularly in the elderly patient. This Network aims to bring together clinicians from relevant specialties and help achieve a consensus of opinion on best practice in order to improve outcome.
Emergency Laparotomy is a high risk procedure that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, particularly in the elderly patient. This Network aims to bring together clinicians from relevant specialties and help achieve a consensus of opinion on best practice in order to improve outcome. (less...)

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Sugammadex in emergency general surgery
Does anyone have any experience of using sugammadex after laparotomy? I've been told (by the rep) that the Scottish formulary has been changed to make this scenario an approved indication....
15:20 - Fri 27 Jun 2014
NELA up and running!
It's 3 weeks since we started to enter patient detail. How are you finding it? Any particular issues? Any tips? What's going well and what is proving more problematic? It...
13:59 - Wed 29 Jan 2014
National Outcomes for Emergency General Surgery
Members of this group may be interested in the paper linked below which has just been published ahead of print by the BJS: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs.9208/full It demonstrates the variability in 30...
22:56 - Wed 31 Jul 2013
Follow up study from Emergency Laparotomy Audit
We have finally received the appropriate approval to do the follow-up analysis of patients originally in the ELN audit. We needed to get national approval from the Health Research Authority's...
16:46 - Fri 26 Jul 2013
Re: First National Audit Results
For those looking for the first report of the ELN, please see the following link to the BJA from September 2012. http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/109/3/368.long   Dave, Newcastle
16:15 - Wed 06 Feb 2013
National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA)
Website is now live
16:08 - Thu 31 Jan 2013
National Emergency Laparotomy Audit Local Clinical Leads
08:38 - Wed 23 Jan 2013
Independent Newspaper article on Emergency Laparotomy outcomes
13:12 - Fri 21 Sep 2012
HQIP appoints Royal College of Anaesthetists for new National Emergency Laparotomy Audit
Contract awarded for new National Emergency Laparotomy Audit
15:16 - Tue 03 Jul 2012
Audit Results now published in BJA
The peer reviewed paper of the First National Multicentre audit of the Emergency Laparotomy Network has now been published as an advanced online publication
14:11 - Wed 27 Jun 2012